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a couple of seconds until john fugelsang and "viewpoint." we'll see you tomorrow. >> john: this weekend was the cpac convention which gathers together all the republicans who are never going to be president in one place. and one of the biggest panels of cpac was what to do when someone calls a racist during your incredibly racist c cpac event. >>> the steubenville sentencing happened today and some said guys turn it down a bit. and it's the 10th anniversary of the iraq. today is the birth date of rnc chair reince priebus. happy birthday chris fugalsang not related to me, and prime minister nevel chamberlain. it's not cool. i didn't want to include him on this list but my producer did so i'm appeasing him. this is "viewpoint." [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> john: i'm john fugelsang and this is "viewpoint." the republican obsession with slashing the marble debt no matter what the cost to the needy during a recession seems a little less obsessive today. true the ryan budget the g.o.p. house is sure to pass, would slash programs to eliminate the debt in just ten years. and the so-called sequest
will air tomorrow. i'm excited about that. john fugelsang back now with "viewpoint." [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> john: good evening. mark sanford is headed for a run-off election for the congressional seat in south carolina. i want kate to see when he runs off for his other election. the president arrived and said shalom which many tea partyers in america say prove he was not born in america. >>> and children will be less educated about all that medicaid they're not receiving. happy birthday spike lee, mr. rogers and 97 years ago today albert einstein first published his theory of relatively and then had to spend the rest of his life saying yeah nice theory, einstein. this isel "viewpoint." [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> john: good evening i'm john fugelsang and this is "viewpoint." thank you for joining us. if you thought that senate democrats were serious really serious about taking on the nra and passing major gun control legislation after the newtown school massacre, well, i hate to disappoint you but "the new york daily news" got it right with this devastating cover page. "shame on u-s on us, indeed. harr
. sunday virginia place st. john's in the nit the not invited tournament. take a moment now wish a very happy birthday to my friend, chenk uygur, who was introducing jimmy carter in atlanta. that will be on "the young turks." [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> michael: the e.u. banned testing on animals and we're still trying to ban shooting on children. and john boehner thinks everyone should have background checks before buying a gun. and his office issued an immediate retraction. and bp has changed it's environmental record on wikipedia. it's shocking that something like this could happen on a website, but why do polluting corporations feel the need to rewrite history when we can do it for them. happy birthday to cenk uygur and jimmy carter boycott the olympics because of invasion of afghanistan. it was called the some day this will be ironic act of 1980. this is "viewpoint." [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> john: good evening, i'm fug fug. this is "viewpoint." back when chicago mayor rahm emanuel was president president obama's chief of staff he told reporters, you never want a serious crisis to go to waste.
-- do -- turkoglu.com we'll have another show for you. and "viewpoint" is next. john: wane lapierre called mayor bloomberg in said, which is like leonard cohen calling your songs depressing. the democrats passed a budget. the republicans think it's horrible and will like it less once they've read it. there's controversy about the today show airing the sandusky interview footage. they can blame it on ann curry. shades the birthday of the great aretha franklin and sir elton john and baseball hero lee mislewy. are years abjohnny cash recorded ring of fire. he said it was about the human heart. his wife said it was about a lower part of female fat me. this is "viewpoint." ♪ theme ♪ >> good evening i'm john fugelsang, this is "viewpoint." since the tag ban fled afghanistan in december, 2001, some horrible human rights abuses have taken place in prisons inside that country. nearly half the prisoners have said they were tortured and held in places with nicknames like the black jail and salt pit. the good news about the bad news? today, the u.s. government finally got out of the prison
. joining me now john rosenthal. john welcome back into "the war room." >> thank you. >> michael: isn't it ironic that wayne lapierre says bloomberg can't buy the american public? >> it sure is. the ben factors and the uniquely dominating gun industry has intimidated the democratic party and influenced the republican party. i go to a gun store. federally licensed gun dealers have to run a background check. but members of congress have agreed that criminals and terrorists who can't pass a background check should be able to legally buy guns in 33 states from private gun dealers. so they are supporting the rights of criminals, the mentally ill and even terrorists. it's time we stand up to the uniquely regulated gun industry and say no, you are not going to buy our government. >> michael: listening to you say that it's so damn frustrating, john, the nra it appears and i think you would agree -- does int seem like they are still winning at this? and if they are, have they at least been weakened by newtown at all? >> i think so with regard to the general population. but w
complete his full campaign before he did. and john boehner says he would never support marriage equality. and yet, on another front,septor bob corker from tennessee says it is time for republicans to make sense and start reporting new revenue, not higher taxes but closing those tax loopholes to raise new revenue, but john boehner once again says don't talk to me about raising taxes. all nothing funner than watching republicans eat each other alive. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. >> if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >
lost 3400 troops and 100,000 more have been injured. john lewis today is not a day for celebration but a time when this nation should reflect upon the true meaning of our involvement in iraq. but the architect of this endless war are anything but self reflective. take donald rumsfeld, today he tweeted ten years ago began the long difficult work of liberating 25 million ricks all who played a role in history deserve our respect and our appreciation. it did not go over well. some called him shameful, despicable murderous and immoral. others called him a wanker, self diluted fool. many don't like this guy. spending over $800 billion while other more popular frankly more necessary initiatives go unfunded. initiatives like curbing gun violence. the great silent killer here in the united states here at home. in fact, since the newtown tragedy exactly three months ago today more americans have been killed by guns than died on 9/11. you heard it right. that is staggering. more americans killed by guns than were killed in 9/11, yet there is no rallying cry. gun legislation is withering befo
four months later and becomes her best selling and most critically acclaimed record. john till: it's just too dangerous to play around with that stuff and most people i know that did aren't with us any more because it can kill ya in a snap. sam andrew: it was inevitable and really surprising both at the same time. michael joplin: when she died of a heroin overdose it was really hard cause i didn't have a role model anymore. jim langdon: nobody was surprised, i wasn't surprised at her death but one of the most truly surprising surprising things about janis is life and death is that she's still with us. thirty seven years later no mater where you are in america you can flip on your car radio and at some point or another you're going to hear janis joplin singing. powell st. john janis was like a racecar driver. you win races and you get great adulation from the fans. but there's always the chance that they'll wipe out. john cooke: i had a dream where janis was on stage. and it was the end of the set, the end of the encore. and, that was maybe a month or so after she died, and i felt
the iraq anniversary, we're all 56 now. ♪ theme ♪ >> i'm john fugelsang. ten years ago the invasion of iraq began. we all know what followed, zambrano hussein's regime was top would u.s. troops found themselves in a quagmire as civil war broke out. the u.s. adopted a counter insurgency strategy. whether it really succeeded is till a matter of intense debate. there is no debate that it prepared the ground for a u.s. pullout, allowing president obama's spokesman jay carney to remind reporters today that this president fulfilled his promise to end the war. >> he fill filled that promise in a way that allowed iraq to have the best possible chance to provide for a better future. >> however in baghdad that better future must seem very far away. 19 car bombs blasted the city this morning killing 57 and wounding 190 more. you can add them to the casualties of this war. more than 4400 soldiers killed, 32,000 wounded. this does not include civilian contractors or allied soldiers or thousands of u.s. troops suffering from p.p.s.d. on the iraqi side, there are no firm numbers but at least 122,000 iraqi
supporting corporate welfare. and then the next day john boehner says, uh-uh. we are not going to close those loopholes on oil companies or hedge fund managers or people who park their profits overseas. we are going to give them all of the corporate welfare that will we can. i have to tell you. i think it's a good report. i don't think the republican party is going to pay any attention to it. and i think unless the republican party changes, i think we could see the republican party out of the running and a third party taking over and the republican party being in the dust bin of history mark my words, they pay attention to this romped, they change their policies, not just their delivery or they go in the dust bin of history. that's my take away from this g.o.p. report. do you think they will change? 866-55-press. do you think they are big enough to change? do you think they realize how out of touch they are with american people? give us a call. let's talk about it. >> this is "the bill press show." [ music ] >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops
not really passed ever. john boehner was happy because what they did also today was approve by 318-109 a federal spending bill to keep the government funded through september 30, which averts a march 27 shutdown of the government. here is the speaker of the house excited by the vote. >> it is a good day for the american people. every family in america must balance their budget. today, us republicans passed our bold plan to balance the budget over the next 10 years. this budget does more than just balance. it helps improve people's lives and addresses the things i think they most care about fixing the tax code lowering rates means more jobs and higher wages for the american people. michael: and when we need to dig into something like the ryan budget, something like the government showdown, we go to someday who knows a lot better than we do chris moody. thanks for being on "the young turks" today. tell us what happened today. it's not just the ryan budget. wasn't the affordable care act in play today, as well. >> it was. the ryan budget is similar to ones they've passed before. this
♪ >> not to be confused with our pushing tony's button. >> for the record the whole was invented by john mccain. >> hal: that's true. >> and second if we want to know how liberals have trouble connecting with heardland america, it's because we talk about riding bicycles to nowhere, which is basically what spinning class is. >> hal: right. i totally agree with you. get out there and get the air in your lungs. >> you don't think a girl who just locked her keys in a trunk would get hit by a car? it's much safer for me to be in a room than on the street. >> hal: i'm not going to argue that point with you. karl frisch you are a media strategy, a democratic strategy you have messaged different products across the great divide -- see how i'm reaching really far for this -- of politic in this country in making it accessible and then you look at the autopsy report coming from the republican party and go um excuse me? >> wasn't it fun? talk about a good read. [ laughter ] >> and i mean that in the drag queeniest sense of the word. >> are you going to do the audio book, karl? >> i would like to.
. cenk: catherine general john adams who is the head of central command uncharge of iraq said of course it's about oil. it's very much about oil and we can't really deny that. alan greenspan federal head of the federal reserve said: cenk: as you look at the $2.2 trillion in cost, iraqi civilians dead, americans dead, how can anyone make the claim that it was worth the cost for getting the royal when we didn't even get it, by the way. >> i've been just shocked to see how many media outlets are asking the question was it worth it over the last couple of days. well, who was it worth what for? it wasn't worth it for the people of iraq, but it was worth it for it turns out not -- the oil companies didn't do that well, compared to the military contractors and the reconstruction contractors approximate, some of whom again are very well connected to the bush-cheney administration, halliburton. companies made money hand over fist over the last 10 years, supplying logistics for the military doing reconstruction work, much of it really quite fraudulently, and, you know, over budget and years over
was asass fated. he's friend of governor john hickenlooper. john hickenlooper said he signed this ban on high capacity weapons because it's a sticking point on the gun control debate. >> i think this ban on high capacity magazines is of that same ilk. it allows us to con tim contemplate someone who is bent on destruction just the seconds that it allows others to escape. >> michael: coloradoans were able to do what the united states senate was unable to do. dianne feinstein's ban did not pass on the floor vote because harry reid decided they were not going it to put it in their gun bill that they're going to put on the floor. it's an assaults weapons ban. over 200 weapons are still available to americans. but no, this was not good enough. the reason was because reid and other democratic senators were afraid of how it would play. max baucus of montana jon tester of montana. mark begich of ark heidi keitkamp and joe maughan. they're running scared. if they all band together and said you know what we're going to do this, they would be with the american people. it turns out this time they
and the looming debt crisis. here is john boehner and paul ryan just this weekend. >> we do not have an immediate debt crisis. >> america is still a step ahead of european and japan. partly because of our resilient economy and our world currency status. >> michael: there you have it. but it turns out americans saw right through it. a poll out today from the hill shows while americans might be sympathetic to republican's ideas about lowering taxes they still trust the president to handle the economy. 65% said u.s. budget deficit should be reduced by cutting spending. but 35% said they trust the democrats more. so to regain the public's trust they have done an autopsy of the 2012 campaign. the rorpt has a lot of style but not a lot of serious substance. in it the word messaging appears 77 times technology in there 42 times, and then there is the long list of things that got no mention at also. health care inequality and others. the plan also pointed to some other issues, and no bashing poor people at all. the plan says low-income americans are hardworking people who
. joe biden on his way back from rome. oh, my god. john boehner is in charge. oh, god, are we in trouble. good morning, everybody. what do you say? it is wednesday. wednesday, march 20th. good to see you today. this is the full court press here on current tv on your local progressive talk radio station and on serious xm this hour only on a beautiful wednesday morning. we have our eye on what's happening around the country around the globe, here in our nation's capitol. not a lot happening in our nation's capitol. maybe it's a good thing that not much ever happens here in our capitol. particularly these days with mitch mcconnell and john boehner in charge. we will tell you more about it and more importantly give you a chance to sound off about it. you have strong feelings as i do. we want to hear from you on our phone line at 866-55-press. an army of operators standing by to take your calls. his name is phil backert. we will take your comments on twitter gladly. twitter is already pretty lively. you sort of anticipate what we are going to be tal
each other under the bus. rick perry slamming john mccain, and sarah palin slamming carol rove, and marco rubio and rand paul getting into it and meanwhile they are all trying to figure out how to fix the republican party. i'll tell them how. stop third quartering each other in public. and number two stop pretending that you don't need new policies, you just need to explain them better. no, they don't need a new pizza box, they need a new pizza. have a great wednesday everybody. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." [♪ theme music ♪] >> oh, we're on the air. look at that. >> hal: this is what happened when we get so engaged in the news, and i blame jacki schechner quite frankly. because there is a level of grav tas that she brings to the most minuscule event, and we actually -- i'm almost surprised we actually get to read the news. >> we'll do it. and then get to talk about some other stuff in depth. and then we're on a roll and then we have to leave because it's our last day. >> hal: here is jacki schechner. >> three marines are dead this morning
it and he knew it at the time, but after 9/11, it was all hands on deck, because fox became as john fugelsang said a mecca for those who hate mecca. that was the job for everybody. post neil, these people, a switch went off in their head, we could be attacked on our own soil. i think progressives for a long time were looking for our support in the for mu john mccain adeen, instead of fighting our own terms with russia, we were having a cold war with them and a fake war in afghanistan. a lot of arms that are coming back at us today are either reflective weapons coming from the chinese or the weapons that they bought after the fact. by the way don't work if i am, but the reason for in sadaam's case our going in. 9/11 changing the mentality. it created this oh, crap momentum for a lot of people in the media and then, it was a very useful spot for people like the bush administration who wanted to go into iraq, they thought they'd missed the opportunity, that h. had pulled out too early whatever, 21, 27 day war. they were supposed to pat themselves about the back about how they took out
guidelines or policy on drones. is this move part of that do you believe? >> yeah, i think it is. john brennan is now the cia director, has over the past year or two been leading an internal process inside the administration to try to set rules and guidelines and really a process for the drone program going forward, and it's known internally as -- it's called the play book, the idea that they are devising a set, basically of rules, and it will bring more logic to the drone program. >> bill: yeah. >> and this is coming out of that process. >> bill: well, it's interesting that -- that john brennan, the architect of our drone program, once he gets to the cia, the first thing he says is i want to get rid of this hot potato right? >> yeah. >> bill: on domestic drones who is in charge of overseeing the exploding use of domestic drones by government agencies and universities across the board? >> i don't know the answer to that. i was just the editor of the piece, but it is a good question. >> bill: it certainly is. but i think the answer is nobody knows. there are so many
us in out of colorado where governor john hickenlooper for a second day in a row made some big news. he signed gun control legislation bringing colorado into the 21st century, and recognizing same-sex marriage. and president obama on his visit to the middle east and the big speech yesterday to the israeli people. we'll update you on all of that. take your calls at 866-55-press 866-557-7377. we invite you to follow us on twitter at @bpshow, and on facebook at facebook/billpressshow. the entire team is here. peter ogburn and dan henning, phil backer on the phones and siprion bolling keeping us looking good on current tv. and we're coming to you on your local progressive talk radio station and on sirius xm. on the sports scene yesterday amazing story about arnold palmer. he has not won a tournament in some 25 years, but last year he was the second-highest revenue producing -- money making golfer in the world behind tiger woods and phil mickelson. he made $36 million. >> what? >> wow. >> bill: you wonder how in have you ever had an arnold palmer? what is it the arizo
is all cigarettes. >> bill: john is calling from chicago. what do you think? >> bill: they should just actually hide the politicians and we'll be all right. >> bill: put them behind the curtain. >> caller: yeah, and they just should have a voting thing and people just vote in and that's it. and the imagine yourty wins and that's it. we don't need politicians. but these guys are just nitpicking just to push big laws, and then you are occupied with this other garbage and it makes no sense. if people are going to smoke, they are going to smoke anyway. it doesn't matter. it's like holding alcohol from kids, they are still going to be drunk. by the time they are 21 they are already drunk. >> bill: all right. we got it john. skeptical about any laws whatsoever. i think sometimes people believe the purpose of getting elected is to pass new laws. i have often thought maybe the purpose should be to get rid of some of the laws that we have. so i'm always skeptical about that. but at the same time with mayor bloomberg, it does seem that he's just on this kick right? that he is
are going to see is a lot of focus on two justices. anthony kennedy, and chief justice john roberts. they see the wave. they have seen that develop, the majority of support in the country is moving very very quickly. >> cenk: that's a really interesting point, and do they want to look like justice tanny who was part of the judge scott issue. there are some unabashedly on the wrong side of history, including gary bower. >> the argument that the public is overwhelmingly in favor of same-sex marriage, chris, is ludicrous. if the opinion of the american public was so overwhelming, they would not be asking the supreme court to say to the american people, you have no say on this issue. >> wait a minute. >> the polls are skewed chris. >> cenk: yeah, the polls are all wrong. the imaginary people in my head are all right. 58% of people support gay marriage. it's an all time high. and if you ask young folks 18 to 32 year olds, 70% support gay marriage. rick jacobs is the founder of the courage campaign and chaired the campaign back in '03 and '04. thank you for being here.
to president obama, which shouldn't surprise anybody, but also according to john boehner and paul ryan and paul krugman and anybody else who reads or cares to read, it is official, we do not have a debt crisis. we have a long-term debt issue, but we know more as the united states has a debt crisis than a family with a mortgage has a debt crisis. if you look at your mortgage compared to how much you make it is insurmountable. if you look at it that way, you would go i'm in hell and i'm never getting out. >> it's true. >> hal: look at the stats, it would just look horrifying and if you are the kind of person who treats this country like you are a renter like our dear friend paul ryan does -- because that's how republicans look at this country, they are renters, and they don't care about the damage they leave behind. >> it's very hard to trust you to run government when you fundamentally want to destroy government. >> hal: yeah, what is your primary qualification as a baby sitter, well i hate kids and i think there should be forced sterilizations. okay. we'll be
, john mccain and others who advocated by saying they wanted to secure the border but not really meaning they want to secure the border in the minds of these republicans. these guys trust rand paul and so in affect effect rand paul is a guy they trust. when he says immigration reform, some say i'm not sure i like that idea, but i trust rand and i'm with him. >> michael: i hear what you're saying. i heard you say that the republicans have come pretty far on this issue since the election. i don't know that i agree with you. immigration reform was said at cpac last week and then booed. that is the base of the republican party. how are they going to get beyond that? how are they going to band together behind a candidate if immigration is the divisive issue this time around. >> i just don't think it's the divisive issue. i think why is there is going to be a comprehensive immigration bill. i think if it passes congress, then the issue is effectively behindbehind the next candidate. whether it's jeb bush, chris christie marco rubio rand paul that's not going to be a significant decisive issue
. >> stephanie: i apologize. and now, the news. here she is, jacki schechner. >> good morning, everybody. john kerry has made an unannounced visit to afghanistan to meet with president hamid karzai. his first trip to kabul. histic is theth to afghanistan during -- his sixth to afghanistan during president obama's tenure. they're handing over a major detention center to afghan officials. they'll discuss the plan to transfer all afghan security over to afghan forces as troops prepare to leave the country by the end of 2014. the two are likely to talk about karzai's trip to qatr. karzai has been unhelpful with anti-american rhetoric to intentionally keep the nation unstable. chances are they'll discuss that as well. >>> the supreme court is taking up the issue of gay marriage this week. tomorrow it considers the legality of california's ban on same-sex marriage and wednesday it will hear arguments on a provision of the defense of marriage act. it denies federal benefits to same-sex couples. but first today another case worth billions to pharmaceutical companies and american consumer, is it legal
the break. john fugelsang: if you believe in states rights but still support the drug war you must be high. cenk uygur: i think the number one thing viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. i think the audience gets that i actually mean it. michael shure: this show is about being up to date so a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. joy behar: you can say anything here. jerry springer: i spent a couple of hours with a hooker joy behar: your mistake was writing a check jerry springer: she never cashed it (vo) the day's events. four very unique points of view. tonight starting at 6 eastern. um, hello. these ugly stains are ruining my good looks and style. and good luck using that cleaner. excuse me, miss ? he's right. those are tough hard water stains, and that cleaner's not gonna cut it. truth is, 85% of us have hard water and many don't even know it. you need lime-a-way. lime-a-way is specially formulated to conquer hard water stains. it's 4 times more effective at removing lime scale than the leading bathroom cleaner. see t
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